At Virtas, we respect your concerns about privacy and value the relationship that we have with you.

Like many companies, we use technology on our website to collect information that helps us enhance your experience and our products and services. The cookies that we use at Virtas allow our website to work and help us to understand what information and advertising are most useful to visitors.

Please take a moment to familiarise yourself with our cookie practices and let us know if you have any questions by sending us an e-mail or submitting a request through the “Contact Us” form on our websites.

Who is collecting it?

Any personal data provided to or collected by Virtas via cookies and other tracking technologies are controlled by Virtas.

By using our websites, you are consenting to our use of cookies in accordance with this Cookie Notice and our Privacy Notice.

This Cookie Notice applies to any websites, apps, branded pages on third-party platforms (such as Facebook or YouTube), and applications accessed or used through such websites or third-party platforms (hereinafter, “our websites”) which are operated by or on behalf of Virtas. References to “Virtas” in this Notice means the companies within Virtas including subsidiaries, affiliates, joint ventures and franchises that you are interacting with or have a business relationship with (hereinafter, “Virtas”).

By using our websites, you are consenting to our use of cookies in accordance with this Cookie Notice and our Privacy Notice. If you do not agree to our use of cookies in this way, you should set your browser settings accordingly, disable the cookies that we use or not use our websites at all. If you disable the cookies we use, this may impact your user experience while on the websites.

The section below summarises the different types of cookies we use on our websites, together with their respective purpose and provides you with the ability to manage these cookies.

Virtas will only collect, use or disclose your personal data where it is fair and lawful to do so.

What does cookie mean?

Cookies, pixel tags and similar technologies (collectively ‘cookies’) are files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to any internet enabled device – such as your computer, smartphone or tablet – when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognizes that cookie. Cookies do lots of different and useful jobs, such as remembering your preferences, generally improving your online experience, and helping us to offer you the best product and services.

There are many types of cookies. They all work in the same way but have minor differences.

What purpose do we use cookies for?

We use cookies to make Virtas websites easier to use, to deliver a personalized experience on our websites, and to better tailor our products, services and websites to your interests and needs. Cookies are used to help speed up your future activities and your experience on Virtas websites.

The cookies you consent to, are also used to collect your personal data which we then profile into audiences so that we can deliver targeted advertising tailored to your interests and limit the number of times you see an advertisement.

We also insert cookies in emails and newsletters to improve our content and advertising.

Lastly, we use cookies to compile anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how people use our websites and to help us improve their structure and content and also help us measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns on Virtas and non-Virtas websites.

More detailed information about the types of cookies we use and for what purposes, can be found in the below relevant section.

How can I control or delete cookies?

You can refuse your consent;
You can disable Virtas or third-party cookies by use of your browser settings,
You can email us directly to delete any cookies we may have collected.

 

What cookies do we use?

The cookies used on Virtas websites may be categorized as follow:

Necessary Cookies. These cookies do not identify you as an individual.
Performance Cookies. These cookies do not identify you as an individual.
Functionality Cookies. The information these cookies collect may include personal data that you have disclosed.
Targeting or Advertising Cookies. Most types of these cookies track consumers via their Device ID or IP address, therefore, they may collect personal data.
Third-Party Cookies. Based on the type of cookies used by the relevant third-party, the information these cookies collect may include personal data.